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Eurasian Griffon
Gyps fulvus (Hablizl, 1783)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Gyps

Scientific:
  Gyps fulvus

Citation:
  (Hablizl, 1783)

Reference:
  NeueNordischeBeytrage 4 p.58

Protonym:
  Vultur fulvus

Avibase ID:
  5D1987CEE4005AA2

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175487

Geographic range:

  • Gyps fulvus fulvus: NW Africa and Iberian Peninsula to Middle East
  • Gyps fulvus fulvescens: Afghanistan, Pakistan and n India to Assam
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Eurasian Griffon
Czech:
  sup bělohlavý
German:
  Gänsegeier
Danish:
  Gåsegrib
Spanish:
  Buitre Leonado
Finnish:
  hanhikorppikotka
French:
  Vautour fauve
Icelandic:
  Gæsagammur
Italian:
  Grifone
Japanese:
  shiroerihagewashi
Japanese:
  シロエリハゲワシ
Dutch:
  Vale Gier
Norwegian:
  Gåsegribb
Polish:
  sęp płowy
Portuguese:
  Grifo-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Eurasian Griffon
Russian:
  Белоголовый сип
Slovak:
  sup bielohlavý
Swedish:
  gåsgam
Chinese:
  西域兀赞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Eurasian Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Eurasian Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Eurasian Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Eurasian Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Vautour fauve ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Vautour fauve ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Griffon Vulture ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Eurasian Griffon ( Gyps fulvus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gyps fulvus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gyps fulvus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Gyps [fulvus or coprotheres] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kransaasvoël
Arabic: النسر, النسر الأسمر, النسر النسر
Asturian: La Utre
Azerbaijani: Ağbaş Asiya kərkəsi, Qara leşyeyən
Belarusian: Белагаловы сіп
Bulgarian: beloglav lešojad, Белоглав лешояд
Bengali: ইউরেশীয় গৃধিনী
Breton: gup gell
Catalan: comú, Voltor comú, Voltor lleonat, Voltor negre
Catalan (Balears): Voltor lleonat
Valencian: Voltor negre
Czech: Sup belohlavý, sup bělohlavý, sup bìlohlavý
Welsh: Fultur, Fwltur
Danish: Gåsegrib
German: Gaensegeier, Gansegeier, Gänsegeier
Greek: Γύπας, Ορνιο, Όρνιο
Greek (Cypriot): Γύπας
English: Common Griffon, Common White-headed Griffon Vulture, Eurasian Griffon, Eurasian Griffon Vulture, European Griffon, Griffon Vulture, White-headed Griffon Vulture
English (United Kingdom): Griffon Vulture
English (India): Eurasian Griffon (Griffon Vulture)
English (Kenya): Eurasian Griffon Vulture
English (UAE): Eurasian Griffon Vulture
Esperanto: ansergrifo, Vulturo
Spanish: Buitre común, Buitre Leonado, leonado
Spanish (Spain): Buitre Leonado
Estonian: Kaeluskotkas
Basque: Sai arre, Sai arrea, Voltor comú
Persian: دال معمولی, دال (کرکس) معمولی
Finnish: Hanhikorppikotka
Faroese: Gammur
French: Vautour fauve, Vautour griffon, Vauture fauve
Frisian: feale gier
Irish: Bultúr, Bultúr Gríofa
Galician: Voitre, voitre común, Voltor comú
Hebrew: נשר, נשר מקראי
Croatian: bjeloglavi sup
Hungarian: Fakó keselyû, Fakó keselyű, Fakókeselyü
Armenian: [Spitakaglukh Anggh ], Սպիտակագլուխ Անգղ
Icelandic: Gæsagammur, gammur
Italian: avvoltoio, Avvoltoio grifone, Grifone, Grifone eurasiatico
Japanese: shiro-eri hage-washi, shiroerihagewashi, Shiroerihage-washi
Japanese: ケアプシロエリハゲワシ, シロエリハゲワシ
Japanese (Kanji): 白襟禿鷲
Georgian: ორბი
Kazakh: Ақбас құмай, Қара құмай
Kazakh (Transliteration): aq-bas qumay
Latin: Gyps fulvus
Luxembourgish: Gänsegeier
Lithuanian: Grifas, Palšasis grifas
Latvian: Baltgalvas grifs, Kalnu lija
Macedonian: beloglav mršojadec, белоглав мршоjадец, Белоглав мршојадец, Картел
Mongolian: Ухаа хажир, Ухаа хажир бүргэд, Цагаан тологойт тас
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠧᠠ ᠬᠠᠵᠢᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠣᠧᠠ ᠬᠠᠵᠢᠷ ᠪᠦᠷᠭᠦᠳ
Mongolian (Transliteration): ukhaa khajir, ukhaa khajir bürged
Maltese: avultun prim
Dutch: Vale Gier
Norwegian: Gåsegribb
Polish: sep plowy, sęp płowy
Pinyin: xī-yù wù-jiù
Portuguese: abutre cinzento, grifo, Grifo-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): Grifo-comum
Romansh: tschess cularin
Romanian: Vultur sur
Russian: Belogolovy Sip, Белоголовый сип, Сип белоголовый
Sardinian: Bentruxiu, Murru, Untruxu
Slovak: sup bielohlavý, Sup biely
Slovenian: beloglavi jastreb
Albanian: Coftinngrënsi, Shkaba, Zhgaba
Serbian: Beloglavi sup, bjeloglavi sup, sup bjeloglavi, белоглави суп
Swedish: Gåsgam
Turkish: Akbaba, Kızıl akbaba, kyzyl akbaba, Ақбас құмай
Tuvinian: Ак баштыг дас
Ukrainian: Білоголовий сип, Сип (Гриф) бiлоголовий, Сип білоголовий
Chinese: 兀鹫, 西域兀赞, 西域兀鹫
Chinese (Traditional): 西域兀鷲

 

         

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